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Conspiracy Theories, Fake News and Disinformation. Why There’s So Much of It and What We Can Do About it

... how Ukrainian soldiers crucified a child in front of its mother's eyes. Later, this story was proved to be fake, and there was neither a killed child, nor shocked mother. Still, the story went viral. It had reached a much broader audience on social mediathan it did on television. The authors refer to that story as "an example of Kremlin-backed disinformation campaign." The authors of the report continued to state that " in subsequent years, similar tactics would again be unleashed ...

05.06.2020

From Russia with Love: Controversy Around the Russian Aid Campaign to Italy

... the Russian aid campaign, it is of interest to observe how the same information has been presented by the two respective governments. While in Russia the press focused on the gratitude shown by the Italian people for the assistance received, in Italy, media appeared more critical, questioning the implications of the campaign. More specifically, La Stampa, one of the longest-selling and oldest newspapers on the peninsula, expressed its doubts about the matter, in particular through the work of the journalist ...

02.06.2020

Recognizing Crimea — A Logical First Step to Better Improve Russia-U.S. Relations

... today’s geopolitical climate, tensions can escalate quickly. All it takes is disinformation or a lack of context to irritate international relations. There is more than enough blame to go around for the state of current affairs. That being said, the media is particularly responsible for where we are at. Their profound ability to frame and string together events in order to fit their narrative is remarkably effective. All media is narrative. There is always a good guy and a bad guy; to validate your ...

06.04.2020

Issues of Media Credibility in the New Technological Conditions Discussed at the Central House of Journalists

... publication. Olga Alekseeva noted that in the conditions of instant dissemination of information, journalists have no time to verify the facts. Today's small talks are conducted in social networks. According to Alekseeva, fake information is interesting to society and there is a demand for it. The speaker gave examples of media specializing in posting fake news as part of the infotainment strategy. Vyacheslav Umanovsky, Director of The Central House of Journalists, continued the discussion on the narrative raised by Timofeev, the definitions used (for example, different ...

25.04.2019

Alexei Venediktov: Russia Weakened by Absence of Competition and Isolation

... the 21st century, but Russia is trying to do just that. What issues and subjects are hushed up or poorly covered by Russian media? There is no discussion of the fallout of the Russia-Ukraine affair, the accumulation of socio-emotional problems between ... ... conflict disappear (with Crimea remaining as is), this newfound enmity toward Russia has already put down deep roots in Ukrainian society and elites. The focus is on momentary things like movements of forces, Mariupol, Donetsk and Minsk accords, but all these ...

18.05.2015

Poll conducted

  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
     21 (19%)
 
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